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Redskins Work Out Former Lions TE Tony Scheffler

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Redskins brought in former Lions TE Tony Scheffler for a workout on Tuesday. This probably isn’t a great sign for TE Jordan Reed and the hamstring injury he sustained this past weekend. It is, however, interesting that Scheffler even worked out for an NFL team as he previously announced his retirement. Scheffler, 31, was a second-round...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Mayhew still has a job, Ebron is learning his and one fan believes this is the year

Detroit Lions Inexplicably, Martin Mayhew still has a job(READ) One fan believes enough in the Lions to have a super bowl championship tattoo done(READ) Tony Scheffler makes the right move in retiring(READ) Jeremy Ross will be more than a kick returner(READ) Ebron is working on learning the NFL and the new offense(READ) You may also be interested in:Rewind: Mayhew still has a job...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Scheffler makes the right move in retiring from the NFL

Tony Scheffler was forced into retirement from the NFL due to repeated concussions. The Detroit Lions released him in the middle of last season after a brutal hit against the Green Bay Packers sidelined him. Scheffler tried out for a few teams but never caught on with anyone. Scheffler is from my hometown of Chelsea, MI. While it’s now a much larger place than when I grew up and...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Broncos & Lions TE Tony Scheffler Is Retiring From The NFL

  Veteran TE Tony Scheffler tells Larry Lage of the Associated Press that he is retiring from the NFL due to concussions suffered over the course of his professional career. According to Scheffler, he has suffered three concussions in the past four years. He plans to become a real estate agent and work as an assistant football coach at the high school in his hometown of Chelsea...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Lion and WMU Bronco Tony Scheffler retires

Former Lion and Western Michigan tight end Tony Scheffler has announced his retirement according to the Associated Press Wednesday afternoon. Scheffler’s decision comes after a recent rash of concussions (three over the past four years) and “moderate” interest in him as a free agent after being released by the Lions last season. During his eight years in the league with both...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Scheffler: Concussions force retirement from NFL

Former Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL. Scheffler told The Associated Press on Wednesday he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years. He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career. The Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas City and says...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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